A powerful and wealthy king, having lost his wife, was so inconsolable, that he shut himself up for eight entire days, in a little cabinet, where he spent his time in knocking his head against the wall, until the courtiers were afraid he woul... Read more of The Blue Bird at Children Stories.caInformational Site Network Informational
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The Cook Who Doesn't Like Peas
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Our Old Grannie Doesn't Like Tea
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My Master Bids You Do As I Do
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A good hutch can be made of a grocer's box, by covering the o...

Paper Furniture
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The Use Of Firearms
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Hunt The Whistle
The chief participator in this game must be ignorant of the t...

Teapot.
One player leaves the room, and while he is gone the rest d...

PULLING KALE

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All are blindfolded and go out singly or hand-in-hand to garden.
Groping about they pull up first stalk of kale or head of cabbage.
If stalk comes up easily the sweetheart will be easy to win; if the
reverse, hard to win. The shape of the stump will hint at figure of
prospective wife or husband. Its length will suggest age. If much soil
clings to it, life-partner will be rich; if not, poor. Finally, the
stump is carried home and hung over door, first person outside of
family who passes under it will bear a name whose initial is same
as that of sweetheart.





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